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botanical name:
Geranium 'Phillipe Vapelle'
Geranium 'Phillipe Vapelle' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cranesbill
synonyms:  Geranium renardii 'Phillipe Vapelle'
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
Forms tidy mounds of rounded, scallop edged, heavily textured greyish green leaves, similar to Geranium renardii. Pale blue-lilac flowers with dark purple veins, freely produced over a long period in summer.

Well drained, preferably rather poor, soil in sun or part shade.

By division. Also available as seed, it is uncertain if these reliably come true.

other notes:
Probably a hybrid of Geranium renardii x Geranium platypetalum.
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